The Police have reported that during Sunday April 24, 2016, 42 yea old miner Neil Jordan of Bartica was at a mining camp at Farback Backdam, Mazaurni, when he was held up by two men armed with a firearm and cutlass.
During the incident Neil Jordan was chopped to his body by the men who took away a quantity of raw gold and escaped.
Police responded to the report and managed to intercept the two perpetrators during last night, Monday April 25, 2016, in the Mazaruni area.
An unlicensed 9mm pistol with 7 rounds and a cutlass were recovered.
The two men are in police custody assisting with the investigations.